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Roman shrine

History of Roman shrine

CAS 1999 report Roman Cambridge by Alexander and Pullinger, p.57, describes this shrine, 3m in diameter, which was erected in the 3rd century. The pentagonal shape seemed to be formed because the building was a timber frame construction resting on timber beams. The building seems to have been modest. Little in the way of building materials was found.

Later the area formed part of the graveyard of All Saints by the Castle.



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